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General Manager

  • Location: Wolverhampton
  • Salary: £80,000-£100,000
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Closing: 23 March 2021
  • Ref: GM2021


  • Optimise business performance and growth through:
  • Strong operations management - providing clear direction and support to engage and empower all
  • Budget Control and overseeing Site P&L
  • Management of Key Customer Relationships
  • Leadership Development

Skills & Duties Key

  • Manufacturing & Logistics experience (Blow Moulding preferable but not essential)
  • Commercial/financial experience
  • Strong Operational focus
  • Experience of leading a business through the transition of owner-managed to Group (protecting the interests of the site when needed)
  • Proven track record of developing people, coaching for success
  • Experience in business change management.
  • High volume product turns over… 20/30 loads per day, fast turning warehouse
  • Have run a business 20/30 million turns over 70 people plus.
  • Hands-on mentality, in the detail and the day.
  • Experience in site relocation

Qualifications & Experience

  • BRC Experience preferable
  • Managing Manufacturing Facilities with turnover of circa £20-30m
  • Change Management
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Budget setting & Control
  • Experience of working with a lean management structure, enjoys being absorbed in the Operation.
  • Experience of Managing Multi-functional teams.
  • Technical Sales Experience
  • Customer & People Focused
  • Packaging/blow moulding industry knowledge


  • Provides clear direction
  • Set high but realistic targets (understands limitations)
  • Engages & inspires others
  • Challenges the norm
  • Leads by example
  • Strong communicator
  • Delivers through People
  • Calm & considered approach
  • Problem Solver – helps others learn, develop and reflect by empowering them to make their own decisions and learn from outcomes
  • Enjoys the detail, hands-on mentality
  • Technically minded
  • Results-focused
  • Process thinker

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